Mandira Bedi's husband, filmmaker Raj Kaushal, passes away

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Jun 30, 2021, 07:54 PM IST


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Filmmaker Raj Kaushal, the husband of TV host and actress Mandira Bedi, died in the early hours of Wednesday following a heart attack

Filmmaker Raj Kaushal, TV host and actress Mandira Bedi's husband, died in the early hours of Wednesday. Kaushal, according to reports, suffered a cardiac arrest around 4:30 am. He was 49. 

Kaushal got married to actor-TV presenter Mandira Bedi in 1999. The couple have two children, son Vir and daughter Tara.

"He passed away today morning, at around 4.30 am at his home. He had a heart attack," actor Rohit Roy told PTI.

Apart from direction, Kaushal had also produced filmmaker Onir's 2005 acclaimed drama 'My Brother Nikhil', starring Sanjay Suri and Juhi Chawla.

Onir paid tributes to Kaushal on Twitter.

"Gone too soon. We lost film maker and producer @rajkaushal1 this morning. Very Sad. He was one of the producers of my first film #MyBrotherNikhil. "One of those few who believed in our vision and supported us. Prayers for his soul," Onir wrote.


Tributes poured in from celebrities on social media as they expressed shock over the news.


Kaushal's last directorial was the 2006 thriller, 'Anthony Kaun Hai?', starring Arshad Warsi and Sanjay Dutt.